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First Principles: When Planning For Posterity, Remember That Virtue Is Not Hereditary

“When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.” – Thomas Paine (1776)    

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First Principles: There Must Never Be A Separation of Religious Values From the Lives of Public Servants

“We need to remember that the separation of church and state must never mean the separation of religious values from the lives of public servants. . . If we who serve free men today are to differ from the tyrants … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Nation Which Does Not Remember What It Was Yesterday, Does Not Know What It Is Today, Nor What It Is Trying To Do

“A nation which does not remember what it was yesterday, does not know what it is today, nor what it is trying to do. We are trying to do a futile thing if we do not know where we came … Continue reading

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Dracula’s Bride

Halloween Poem #12: Dracula’s Bride by Michael Romani The master does not want as she has given Feasted into blood, never to be forgiven An eternal kiss shared in the late night As betrayer of truth and hater of light … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: You’re Braver Than You Believe and Stronger Than You Seem and Smarter Than You Think

“Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A. A. Milne    

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First Principles: Virtue Is Not Hereditary

“When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.” – Thomas Paine (1776)    

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In Memory of 9/11

We must never forget what extremists brought on this day We must always linger on the troubles that come humanity’s way We must also never forget that we are all the children of God And that God would have us … Continue reading

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Like Brothers

The things done in the military grows most men’s units in whatever force into something like family.  Most of us ended fighting for our brothers and sisters more than ideals or nations.  Some of us carry the memories of our … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: If You Can Dream It; You Can Do It

“If you can dream, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started by a mouse.” – Walt Disney    

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Is There Hope?

I am feeling down today.  Had way too long of a walk through prairie wildflowers and then woods in a riparian corridor, but, even that hasn’t cheered me up.  Still, it has led another poem at least. Is There Hope? … Continue reading

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